Moru Kopje Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Cook Chegge, camp assistant Jeffrey, and my driver-guide Edward discuss the lions and hyenas that had stormed through our small campsite at Moru Kopjes, Serengeti National Park. At two in the afternoon, several lionesses, one with a cub in her mouth, had dashed past the cook tent, followed by many hyenas whooping and giggling. General chaos ensued as Chegge scrambled out of harm’s way. We found him badly shaken when we returned to camp that evening. Fortunately, he was not hurt– but as you can see, every day in Serengeti leaves the human visitor in this wild and beautiful domain, stronghold of the Great Migration, with many stories to tell…


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